Dr. Eric Anderson was born in Glasgow, Scotland on the 4th of March, 1937.
Dr. Anderson graduated from the University of Glasgow as a doctor in 1960. He played amateur soccer for the Queens Park Rangers. Dr. Anderson practiced medicine in Scotland and served with the Royal Air Force in Oman where he specialized in the study of kidneys.
Dr. Anderson emigrated to Canada in 1971 and set up his medical practice in Bothwell. He moved his medical practice to Wellington Street in Chatham in 1973.
Dr. Anderson was instrumental in creating the expansion of the centralized Grand Ave. Medical Center in Chatham.
Dr. Anderson died suddenly on January 4th, 1987 leaving behind his wife, Maureen (Wilson), 3 sons, Mark, Neil and Tim and 5 daughters Adrienne, Roisin, Clare, Jane and Simone.